Professional Theatre For Maine


The Public Theatre, an award-winning Equity Theatre located in Lewiston, Maine, is seeking a Technical Director who desires to be an integral and collaborative part of a small, highly motivated and supportive staff. This position begins September 2019. Persons applying must have broad technical skills, especially in scenic carpentry, and detailed knowledge of light and sound equipment. Leadership ability and strong organizational skills are a must.

Duties include responsibility for all technical aspects of the theatre, cost estimates, drafting, construction of sets, supervision of over-hires and crew, organization of shop and maintenance of theatre space and equipment. Set and/or light design opportunities possible.

Position runs from September 2019 thru the end of May 2020. 

Salary $800 per week plus health insurance.

Additional summer employment possible.

Send letter of interest, resume, salary requirements and references to:

Christopher Schario
Executive / Artistic Director
31 Maple St.
Lewiston, ME 04240

or email Christopher Schario



The Public Theatre is seeking to expand its pool of designers.  We are currently seeking COSTUME, LIGHTING, and SET designers.

Send letter of interest, resume, and references to:

Christopher Schario, Artistic Director
31 Maple St.
Lewiston, ME 04240

or email Christopher Schario


Actors, please visit our Audition page.


Volunteers, please visit our Volunteer page.


The Public Theatre is a 315 seat Equity theatre in Central Maine. We operate under an SPT (category 8) contract with AEA. We have been voted “Best Theatre in Maine” seven years in a row by the Down East Magazine reader’s poll.